Wildcats give thanks this holiday season


Paw Print Staff

As Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season approaches, the Normal West Paw Print staff asked students and staff what they were thankful for and compiled their responses.  Here are some of the best!

“I am thankful for food family and friends,” Danielle Flesher (12)

“I’m thankful for my family,” Ms. Geiselman

“I’m thankful for senior year and it being almost halfway done,” Anna Bankston (12)

“I’m thankful for the upcoming 5 day break. I need it,” Michaela Stork (12)

“I’m thankful final exemptions for seniors! Finally a break when I don’t have to do a bunch of homework,” Ali Martin (12)

“I’m thankful for my friends who have come to my basketball games so far which I’m also thankful for,” Whitney Bozarth (12)

“Like always, I’m thankful for cats,” Melody Holland (12)

“I am thankful for swimming season,“ Connor Atkins (12)

“I am thankful for Black Friday Black Friday hours which lead to big paychecks,“ Lauren Brown (12)

“I’m thankful for my family,” Mrs. Nichols

“I’m thankful for a job that I like, hockey, coffee, and family. The four precious tokens of life,” Mr. Glatt

“Obviously my family, of course, and I’m also so thankful for my work family,” Mrs. Adams

“I’m thankful for my students, sunshine, and the democratic process which allows us to vote officials out of office when we are dissatisfied with our government,” Mr. Goeke

“I’m thankful for my dog, my family, and getting to go to school so I can further my education,” Emma Lamboley (10)

“I am thankful when I wake up and have sensory emotions, knowing that I’m alive and well,” Owen Shi (10)

“Checks and balances!,” Mr. Kerr

“I’m thankful for my family because they’re awesome,” Mrs. Stephenson

“I’m thankful that I’m surrounded by good people who teach me how to cook turkey,” Mr. Hess

“I’m so thankful for my family, my health, my hair, my lips, and my eyebrows,” Tabria Kirkwood-Williams (12)

“The opportunities I’ve been given and the people who support me through them,”Cody Hardt (12)

“The baseball team because we’re all brothers,” Austin Collinson (12)

“My family and being able to spend time with them,”Mr. Beaty

“My family, my dogs, and sleep,” Mrs. Bovenkerk

“My sister and my high school friends being home for break, and the 1975 album that comes out in 10 days,” Ms. Wills (student teacher)

“My family and friends, my car and my house, my teammates and my teachers, my education and my freedom,” Will Kafer (11)